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Villas in Italy

Whatever it is about Italy you’re dreaming of, why not get booking your perfect vacation home ticked off your to-do list? Explore our extensive collection of Italy villas across the country to suit adventurers, beach-goers, and culture-lovers alike, with a range of stunningly rustic and modern villas in Italy.

Not only are our vacation homes some of the most beautiful in the country, but they also come with incredible features that will have you wishing you never have to leave. Expect sprawling views over the breathtaking countryside, lakes and oceans, luxurious private swimming pools, and well-appointed interiors that provide every comfort you could possibly dream of. 

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Useful information

What is the capital of Italy?

The capital of Italy is Rome. Rome is an ancient city drenched in culture and history. Filled with ruins and landmarks that put this city at the top of thousands of tourist’s destination lists, such as the Colosseum and Roman Forum. It is also the perfect Italian city to explore if you want to sample some of the incredible cuisine that Italy is famed for, with a huge range of quaint restaurants serving delectable dishes.

Does it snow in Italy?

Yes, it can snow in Italy, though it is not a regular occurrence. It mainly snows in the Northern, mountainous regions during December and January, and it can even reach destinations such as Milan and Lake Como. In rare events, snow can reach the capital, Rome, but it is typically unlikely. 

What is the population of Italy?

The population of Italy breaks just over 60 million people living within its borders. However, you may be surprised to know that only around 4.2 million people live in the province of Rome, with most of the population spread out across all of the incredible cities of Italy, as well as it’s countryside and towns.

What countries border Italy?

Italy is a long country with mountainous land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia to the North, with the island of Sicily to the South looking out towards the shore of Tunis in Africa. 

What is Italy known for?

Italy is an extremely popular destination for a huge variety of reasons. From its incredible history and culture with ancient ruins and sites still open for visiting today, to it’s awe-inspiring medieval cities, and from it’s incredible countryside, landscapes and beaches, to cuisine and dishes that are enjoyed and celebrated all around the world. Italy is a county that has boundless activities, sights and tastes to enjoy.

When is the best time to go to Italy?

Finding the best time to visit Italy is all about striking a balance between lower tourist numbers, and therefore less crowds, and still getting to appreciate the beautiful, temperate climate of the Mediterranean. With that in mind, the Spring and Autumn months are your best bets, with most tourists at school or work at this time of year, with the weather either warming up into summer, or just starting to cool down into winter. You will also be treated to beautiful blooms in the Spring months and wistful, glowing colors in the Autumn.

Rome city skyline at dusk, with St Peter's Basilica

Things to do in Italy

The Roman Colosseum in Rome at sunruse

The Colosseum

The Roman Forum in Rome, a collection of old ruined buildings

The Roman Forum

The Leaning Tower of Pisa and cathedral in the center of Pisa

The Leaning Tower - Pisa

The GRand Canal of Venice - a long waterway with gondolas and boats and old buildings lining the waterside

The Grand Canal - Venice

A town on the shore of Lake Garda

The Italian Lakes - Como, Garda, and Maggiore

The ruins of the city of Pompeii with Mount Vesuvius in the background

Pompeii and Herculaneum - The Amalfi Coast

The Duomo of Florence seen through an ornate window

The art galleries of Florence

A lush Spring landscape in the Dolomites Mountains

The Dolomites - North Italy

Mount Etna in Sicily, with snow at the peak and a plume of smoke from the crater

Mount Etna - Sicily


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Travel Extras

Italy is a pretty luxurious destination, so why not make your vacation even more special with our incredible range of Travel Extras? With options including private chefs, airport transfers, grocery deliveries, attraction tickets, and so much more, you can organize all those little extras that make any vacation truly unforgettable. Take a look at our Travel Extras webpage for more information.


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Enjoy true beauty with our Italian lakes vacation rentals

The lakes of Italy are some of the most picturesque, romantic destinations in the world. With gentle, shimmering waters ringed by rising hills, dotted with quaint towns and quintessential Italian architecture with arches and flowers abound, once you’re here, it’s almost unimaginable to think about leaving. Whether you have Lake Como, Lake Garda, or another of Italy’s stunning lakes in mind, stay as close to the water’s edge and soak up as much of the atmosphere as possible by browsing our Italian lakes vacation rentals. From infinity pools that look as if they feed into the serene lakes themselves, to stunning properties that are towered over by the rising landscape, there’s something for every taste along the Italian lakes.

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Luxury villa rentals in Italy with staff

Italy is known for its beauty, and our gorgeous villas are no exception. So why not indulge in Italy’s decadent offerings with a well-appointed vacation rental, complete with extra staff? 

Try mouth-watering Italian cuisine prepared for you in a fully-equipped kitchen as you eat in a stylish dining room. Take a stroll in elegant, well-kept gardens while your home is cleaned and refreshed, dip your toes in a pristine private pool, and explore Italy’s gorgeous pastoral setting by private chauffeur. 

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